Luke Wilcox, Iraqi and American Reconciliation Project In his recent Oval Office address, President Obama marked the “end” of combat operations in Iraq: “We have met our responsibility. Now, it is time to turn the page.” Not so fast. No doubt many Americans would love to forget the whole thing, but, annoyingly, the Iraq War
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By Luke Wilcox Al-Salam Alaikum! My name is Salam Murtada and I am a volunteer for the Iraqi & American Reconciliation Project (IARP), thanks to Mr. Sami Rasouli who introduced me to it and its wonderful members last year.
By Luke Wilcox Iraq can seem far from Minnesota, both geographically and culturally. While nearly six years of military operations in Iraq have brought images of war and its consequences into American homes, the culture and people of Iraq have rarely followed. Many Americans support peace with Iraq, but know little about Iraqis and wonder